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Power restored after 18-wheeler knocks out multiple power lines in Scotlandville

4 years 9 months 1 week ago Sunday, August 26 2018 Aug 26, 2018 August 26, 2018 7:26 PM August 26, 2018 in News
Source: WBRZ

UPDATE: Power was restored around 3 a.m.


SCOTLANDVILLE- An 18-wheeler knocked down multiple powerlines and crashed into an underground power source in Scotlandville.

The accident left almost 400 hundred residents without power.

The incident happened around 5:45 p.m. Sunday afternoon at Elm Grove Garden near Blount Road. The 18 wheeler crashed into two 45 foot tall poles as well as a power source connected to underground wiring.

Entergy is on the scene. Entergy officials say most homes will have power before 10:00 p.m. however, around 80 homes will not have power for several more hours.

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